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Dog Health & Tips

Kidney Stones in Dogs & Cats: What You Should Know

Does My Pet Have Kidney Stones or Bladder Stones? Good Question! Unlike people, where kidney stones are unfortunately fairly common and most often very painful, dogs and cats are relatively unlikely to get kidney stones during their lifetime. Bladder stones

Dog Halloween Costumes That Your Veterinarian Will Approve

Dog Costumes That Don’t Keep Pet Safety in the Dark With a wide variety of dog Halloween costumes to choose from, picking a costume for your pooch can seem daunting. So we’d like to make it a little easier for

Ten Dog Breeds with Envious Locks!

The dog world is full of unique body shapes, styles, and hair. Some dog breeds are just known for their good looks. These breeds are the envy of would-be pet parents and the perfect playground for pet groomers and mobile

Protecting Cats & Dogs in Hot Cars: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

On July 24, a new law goes into effect in Washington to protect pets from some of the dangers of being left unattended in a vehicle—whether that be excessive heat or cold, or lack of ventilation or water. Under the

Foxtails: How to Keep Your Pet Safe

It’s peak season for foxtails on the western coast of the United States and Canada, and every pet owner should be aware of their harmful effects on pet health. These seeds are barbed—like fish hooks—and can latch on to your cat or